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Heatsink too big

The passive cooling set I ordered has 1 big and 2 medium heatsinks. Would it do any harm if I used the medium heatsink for the capacitor? For the Raspberry Pi B+ it should have been 1 big, 1 medium ...
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Is there any use to water cool a raspberry pi? [duplicate]

Is there any use to water cool a Raspberry Pi? In other words, it is possible to overclock the RPi enough to have to water cool it? Or will there always be enough with just the heatsinks, or with ...
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Enclosing the Raspberry Pi in a Plushie

As I've seen previous projects with the Raspberry Pi being enclosed in stuffed animals and plushies. I've wanted to attempt a project in a similar environment. Will there be a problem with overheating ...
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What are the maximum operating temperatures of the components?

What are the main sources of heat on the board? What temperatures do these components reach under load?
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Is it possible to immersively cool a device?

With reference to recent questions about overclocking (ie. What are the overclocking capabilities? ), is it possible to immersively cool the Raspi? Presumably such a system would have to rely on ...
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Can I use an airtight case?

Is it possible to reliably run a Pi in an airtight (watertight) case or is some form of ventilation required for cooling? I'm assuming it doesn't chuck out too much heat, but am wondering whether ...
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What do I need to consider when creating a case? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Running in an airtight case. Does it need ventilation? Do I need to use fire-proof materials?